Hack Code: Changing Unity-2D Launcher BackColor & Transparency

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http://ubuntuguide.net – There’re several GUI tools for configuring the Launcher appearance in Unity 3D. But for Unity 2D, it’s kinda difficult. This tutorial shows how to change the Launcher back-color and transparency by a little change on the code. NOTE: YOU MUST KNOW WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO DO BEFORE First, make a backup of /usr/share/unity-2d/launcher/Launcher.qml. Then edit this file with your favourite editor, for example: gksu gedit /usr/share/unity-2d/launcher/Launcher.qml Search rectangle to find out following section: Rectangle { Accessible.name: “background” anchors.fill: parent co (HowTos)